The best cheap in-ear headphones - reviewed

Looking for the best pair of headphones on a budget? We're here to help

Think about how much you listen to music. Now think about how much of that listening is done through headphones. It’s a heck of a lot, isn’t it?

So if you do most of your music listening through a pair of headphones, it’s only right that you ensure those headphones make your music sound as good as it possibly can, right? Thankfully, you don’t actually have to spend much to get great sound. For less than a tank of petrol you can get a pair of in-ears that make a mockery of the balderdash buds that came with your phone.

But that doesn’t mean they’re all great, so before you charge into a purchase, allow us to steer you towards the very best options out there.